[Retros] Uniquely reconstructible openings (not Re: Variant PGs)

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Wed Jan 27 19:17:43 EST 2010

"afretro" <afretro at yandex.ru> writes:

> Thank you for your amazing little lecture!

You're welcome for what it's worth -- which is even less than I had
imagined because the Fred line is not unique (2...g6 3 Qh5 Kg7
is only the most transparent cook).

> Perhaps you can suggest a game like this for the Variant magazine

> (i.e. 2 or more lines of play are needed for them, with no duals in

> the lines).

The first problem with this idea is that I know no opening theory
in any chess variant...


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